Tag: first aid
“Guardian Angels were watching over me,” Portland man saved at local park by CPR certified bystanders
Story by Chelsea White/Red Cross Cascades Region When an average Portland morning went from daily dog walking to a life-threatening emergency, Megan Carpenter’s quick actions and CPR training helped save […]
‘I was out like a light’: Two Oregonians Awarded Red Cross Lifesaving Awards for their Quick Action
Story by Colleen Hathaway / Red Cross Cascades Region Recently I called Tim Waud, Oregon Masters Swimming Chair and Head Coach of the Oregon City Tankers masters swimming team. I […]
Wilson High School Senior Receives Red Cross Lifesaving Award for Professional Responders
Story by Hannah C. Wood / Red Cross Cascades Region Rivkah Zigman, a senior at Wilson High School in Portland, Oregon didn’t hesitate when she was called to help save […]
You’re Making Us Proud Portland.
The Portland Red Cross received an incredible gift to help us celebrate the first day of Red Cross Month! See the photo to the right? That’s not just another cluttered […]
Make Being Prepared One Of Your New Year’s Resolutions
It’s that time of year when many people look forward to the New Year, a fresh start and what they would like to change to make their lives better. Many […]
Miss Oregon’s “Old Spice” Parody for Miss America – Vote Now!
Miss Oregon 2011 Caroline McGowan showcases Portland (and some unparalleled whistling talent) through her Miss America video contest submission below! Please share the video/vote for her as she represents the […]
Syrian Nursing Professionals Visit the Red Cross
Yesterday, the Portland Red Cross had the honor of hosting a tour for World Affairs Council of Oregon’s visiting nursing professionals from Syria. We discussed the role of nursing as […]
SOS! Very Emergency (App)!
In honor of our brand spankin’ new ‘S.O.S by the American Red Cross’ free app for Android phones, I give you…The Promise Ring. And now for the technical details: Once […]
Photo of the Day: Muriel Minkler Gives First Aid With A Smile
Red Cross nurses work in the First Aid Clinic at the Belk Activity Center shelter. Muriel Minkler of the Oregon Trail chapter of the Red Cross takes a pulse from […]
Teen Workplace Safety Tip Sheet
For many of us, getting our first jobs as young teenagers signifies a passage of freedom in which we are able to begin earning, spending and saving our own money. […]